Hotel de L’Opera Hanoi—MGallery by Sofitel
One of Accor’s MGallery Collection of hotels, this property has a striking colonial exterior and uninterrupted views of the Hanoi
Opera House down Trang Tien Street. Opened in 2011, the hotel makes the most of its location, not least from the third-floor pool terrace that looks straight down to the iconic landmark. The hotel’s cynosure is the nine-story atrium, known as the Courtyard, with velvet sofas, tassel curtains, and the dramatic tufted emerald silk wall behind the marble concierge counter. The grand space aims to evoke that of a theater foyer, where people meet up and mingle. The proximity of the Opera House influences the materials and look in the rooms and public spaces, with textiles in theatrical colors, heavy curtains, and bathroom light fittings around mirrors that are a nod to theater dressing rooms. Rooms meld French and Asian influences with varnished wood floors and oodles of silk.